The Buck Hill X-Team is for skiers and snowboarders age 7 to 18 who want to improve their skills, experience and other aspects of the sport. Our emphasis is on fun, teamwork, and achieving individual goals, not to mention clean air, good tricks, and a nice carve.
Winter X-Team Informational Meeting Sunday October 15, 5:00 p.m. in the Ski School. All riders and parents are encouraged to attend the pre-season meeting at which we will answer questions and accept registrations. Registration will remain open beyond that date until the team is full.
Buck Hill has a new artificial snow surface that allows our team to get a huge jump on the winter training season. If the terrain park is your winter hang the X-Team Fall Camp is for you, improving park riding and skiing skills is the main focus for this program. Open to kids ages 7 -18 with intermediate level or higher skiing or snowboarding skills. Fall session include ten 2 hour practices on Thursday nights from 6-8pm and Saturdays from 2-4pm beginning September 28th.
The X-Team base package includes 1 dry land training, 11 practice sessions and 4 competitions.
Saturday Practice: 9am – 12pm
Sunday Competitions: 8:30am-3pm
Tuesday Night Hot Laps includes an additional 12 practice sessions that focus on getting in a lot of mileage along with strategic coaching.
Tuesday Hot Lap Session: 5pm-7pm
Thursday Night Skills Camp is the where we break down park skills to the basics. Thursday nights are all about quality not quantity.
Thursday Night Skills Camp 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
- Team members must be at least 7 years old and not over 18. Age groups are determined by the skier’s age as of Sept. 1, 2016 and do not change throughout the season even if the racer has a birthday.
- Skiers and snowboarders must be able to control their speed on more difficult terrain.
Participants must be able to ride the rope tow in the terrain park.
Fall Training Schedule
Fall session includes ten 2-hour practices beginning September 28th
|Thursdays, 6-8pm||Saturdays 2-4pm|
|September 28th||September 30|
|October 5||October 7|
|October 12||October 14|
|October 26||October 28|
|November 2||November 4|
Winter Season Schedule
|Saturday, Nov. 11||Dryland||Buck Hill||10am-12pm|
|Saturday, Dec. 2||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Saturday, Dec. 9||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Saturday, Dec. 16||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Saturday, Jan. 6||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Saturday, Jan. 13||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Saturday, Jan. 20||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Sunday, Jan. 21||Competition||Buck Hill||8:30am|
|Saturday, Jan. 27||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Saturday, Feb. 3||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Sunday, Feb. 4||Skier/Boarder-x||Trollhaugen||8:30am|
|Saturday, Feb. 10||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Saturday, Feb. 17||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Saturday, Feb. 24||Practice||Buck Hill||9am-12pm|
|Sunday, Feb. 25||Competition||Afton Alps||8:30am|
|Sunday, March 4||CHAMPIONSHIPS||Wild Mountain||8:30am|
|Sunday, March 11||Team Box Jam||Buck Hill||1:00pm|
Hot Lap Tuesday Nights • 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Optional training sessions: December 5, 12, 19, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27
Thursday Night Skills Camp • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Optional training sessions: December 7, 14, 21, January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, Mar 1
Fall Camp Pricing (Requires Fall Season Pass)
|• 10-sessions • Thursdays and Saturdays||$295|
Winter Team Pricing (Requires Winter Season Pass)
|Until October 31st||After November 1st|
|Saturday Practices & Sunday Competitions • 15 Sessions||$595||$690|
|Hot Lap Tuesdays • 12 Sessions||$195||$220|
|Skills Camp Thursdays • 12 Sessions||$195||$220|
Full Package • BEST VALUE!
|Includes Fall Camp, Winter Team Practices and Competitions, Hot Lap Tuesdays & Skills Camp Thursdays. (Requires Fall & Winter Season Passes)|